French Sculpture Census

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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand
Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

Napoléon / Organisation de l'instruction publique an X [1802]
Napoleon / The establishment of public education

1802
bronze

medal
D. 1 1/2; weight: 0,085 lbs
obverse:
signed at lower: ANDRIEU F.
reverse:
inscribed at right: DENON /DIREXIT / ANDRIEU / FECIT
inscribed at lower: L'AN IV DE BONAPARTE / L'INSTRUCTION PUB EST / ORGANISEE

Acc. No. : 2001.87.2703
Credit Line : Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Irving Dillaye-Vann, B.A. 1897

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

artgallery.yale.edu

Provenance

  • 2001, Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection
  • Gift of Irving Dillaye-Vann, B.A. 1897

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed June 2017)

Related Works

Pièce de monnaie commémorative : l'an IV de Bonaparte: l'instruction pub. est organisée, argent, M.M.40.47.5978, musée des châteaux de Malmaison et de Bois-Préau, Malmaison

Comment

Baron Dominique-Vivant Denon (1747-1825) being Director of the Mint (1802-1815).